puff, puff of air, whiff(noun)
a short light gust of air
a light inflated pastry or puff shell
exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
quilt, comforter, comfort, puff(noun)
bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
whiff, hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, teething ring, comfort, consolation, ease, allayer, sympathiser, baby's dummy, quilt, pacifier, pull, blow, solace, pouffe, comfortableness, sympathizer, ottoman, puff of air, reliever
a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin
ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock(noun)
thick cushion used as a seat
puff, drag, pull(noun)
a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
"he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
"he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"
gathered for protruding fullness
smoke and exhale strongly
"puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"
puff, drag, draw(verb)
suck in or take (air)
"draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
tie, get, puff out, suck up, puff up, attract, get behind, thread, quarter, imbibe, scuff, hale, chuff, guide, whiff, describe, drag, sweep up, suck, pull in, draw in, delineate, draw and quarter, make, soak up, cast, tangle, hang back, get out, take out, trail, cart, pull back, sop up, sweep, reap, heave, pass, huff, gasp, depict, blow up, take in, string, drag on, dredge, drop back, withdraw, drag in, pull out, draw, pant, disembowel, line, run, force, trace, absorb, drop behind, draw off, pull, embroil, haul, take up, drag out, eviscerate
pant, puff, gasp, heave(verb)
breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
"The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
make proud or conceited
"The sudden fame puffed her ego"
puff, puff up(verb)
"The critics puffed up this Broadway production"
speak in a blustering or scornful manner
"A puffing kind of man"
puff, puff up, blow up, puff out(verb)
to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
"puffed out chests"
embellish, draw, heave, puff out, puff up, chuff, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, whiff, drag, detonate, hit the roof, explode, huff, combust, flip one's lid, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, go ballistic, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, gasp, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, inflate, throw a fit, pant, aggrandize, dramatize, blow one's stack, swell
puff, huff, chuff(verb)
blow hard and loudly
"he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"
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Vox populi Poof, poofter
How to use puff in a sentence?
Those who are trying to impress others must puff themselves up.
My opponent called me a cream puff. ... Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.
When you blast the pizza with high heat quickly, it allows the dough to puff up, and really replicates a Neapolitan-style pizza.
It's hard to say that that is necessarily going to occur, but certainly the conditions are there, you'd think that it has just about run out of puff by now because the sun is moving rapidly south, but it does appear that the environment at the present time is highly conducive to these circulations.
anytime you see white men suppose to fight each other an you not white, well you know you got trouble, because they blah-blah loud about Democrat or Republican an they huffing an puff about democracy someplace else but relentless, see, the deal come down evil on somebody don have no shirt an tie, somebody don live in no whiteman house no whiteman country.
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- paffen, puffen, verpuffenGerman
- μπάφος, ρουφηξιά, φυσηξιά, αγκομαχάω, τζούρα, φύσημαGreek
- pufi, pufoEsperanto
- bocanada, caladaSpanish
- پف, فوت, پکPersian
- tupruta, henki, puffata, pilvi, puhallus, savut, vire, hasa, pusu, tuprahdus, haiku, tupruttaa, puhahdusFinnish
- uscire a sbuffi, fiato, spinello, incensare, refolo, bignè, soffio, boccata, pasta sfoglia, decantare, sbuffo, respiro, bomboloneItalian
- پف, پف کردنKurdish
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